Raymix Reveals Why Cumbia Is So Essential in His Life at 2018 Latin AMAs: Watch

Raymix was thrilled to be at his first-ever Latin American Music Awards on Oct. 25, where he was a presenter. Just last year, he was an engineer student building stuff in his room.

At the 2018 Latin AMAs, the emerging artist got real about mixing his two passions: NASA and music, admitting that he would listen to cumbia sonidera when he was working as a System Engineer in NASA.

“It sounds a lot in the barrios of Mexico,” he tells Billboard. “It brings me back beautiful childhood memories,” he says, specifying that he really likes the fusion of technology, education, and knowledge, which is why he created his catchy electro-cumbia.

Watch the video above.

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